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Host Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
360 Kids, HUB Richmond Hill
York Region
A Host Volunteer provides a young person with a bedroom of their own in a private home for 1 night or longer. Provide the young person with a healthy dinner, access to a safe place to sleep, access to a shower and/or bath, breakfast as well as a bagged lunch the following morning.
Leisure Buddy   Aurora 
Aurora. Town of, The Loft Youth Lounge
The Town of Aurora welcomes and encourages all children with exceptionalities to participate in any of our recreation programs. To facilitate that participation, the Leisure Buddy program was created! This program pairs an enthusiastic and compassionate volunteer with each child who requires additional support.  
 
Volunteers for the Leisure Buddy program can be anyone over the age of 14 with a desire to assist others. Typically the Town looks for individuals who enjoy working with children and have time to volunteer in our seasonal and camp programs.  
 
We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with children and are enthusiastic and compassionate.
Beyond Abilities Centre
BAC offers programs and services to individuals with disabilities. We are looking for volunteers with skills and experience that can help improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. 
 
Directors attend BAC meetings, usually 5-6 meetings a year, as well as other fundraising events. 
 
Committee members attend meetings the second Tuesday of every month, most of them are via-teleconference and usually 3-4 meetings per year are at the BAC office at 6:00 p.m.  
 
Individuals will also be expected to volunteer in events held by BAC: workshops, golf tournaments, fundraising events and open houses to promote our programs and services.
Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Buddy   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
various in York Region
Volunteers are matched with children and youth (age 6 - 18) to teach by example the importance of giving and giving back, staying in school and having respect for family, peers and community.
Family Education Resource Network
Markham
Independent work with school age students in social and academic programs, organize resources/curriculum, create resources.
Jewish Family & Child, Richmond Hill Site, Family Resource Centre and Clothing Cupboard
To provide children and youth, grades 4 and up, with homework help. 
To help children and youth with their homework and projects 
To help children and youth prepare/study for tests/exams 
To help several children and youth during the duration of the club 
To provide ongoing meaningful feedback to the children and youth, and to the Homework Club Coordinator and staff 
To engage children and youth in educational activities and games when their homework is completed 
To be responsible and consistent with meeting times of the Homework Club
Volunteer Mentor - Program Facilitator   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Junior Achievement of Central Ontario
General Toronto Area
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING? 
Using our highly interactive education programs you will aid students in developing necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrow's workforce. Acting as a resource, facilitator, motivator and role model you will facilitate a Junior Achievement program in the classroom for a day. You and a colleague/friend can sign up together, we can match you with a partner, or you can volunteer on your own. We have multiple programs to choose from, depending on your interests and skills. 
 
The following elementary school programs are always in high demand. 
 
*More than Money (Grade 4) - (One School Day) 
This interactive program introduces students to 7 characters, each representing a different characteristic of how individuals approach money management. 
 
*Our Business World (Grade 5) - (One School Day) 
Introduces students to the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship in Canada. 
 
*Be Entrepreneurial Junior (Grade 6) - (One School Day) 
An interactive program where students gain an understanding of the important role entrepreneurship plays in the Canadian economy and what it takes to start your own business. 
 
*Dollars with Sense (Grade 7) - (One School Day) 
Provides students with the tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. 
 
*Economics for Success (Grade 8) - (One School Day) 
Students gain a stronger sense of who they are and how to use their strengths to succeed in the future. 
 
WHEN WILL YOU BE VOLUNTEERING? 
Volunteer dates are on weekdays during school hours. For more information please visit https://www.jacentralontario.org/get-involved/volunteers/  
 
WHEN DO YOU RECEIVE TRAINING? 
Volunteer training dates are available throughout the school year. During the on-line registration process, you can select a training date. 
 
Please note, training is held via teleconference. These training sessions last approximately one hour. 
 
Skills And Experience Required 
Good communication skills, facilitation experience is desired, but not required, personable, outgoing and enjoys working with adolescent learners.
Kinark Child and Family Services, Aurora Office
Newmarket, Aurora
Work within a team environment providing group support to children while their family is in a therapy session. Volunteers will run fun, creative, recreational activities for a small group of children.
Volunteer Tutor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Learning Disabilities Association of York Region
This is an amazing opportunity for those who have a passion for working with children or who want to gain experience in the educational field! Tutor children from Grades 3 to 8 in our ABC's and 123's program!
Markham Public Library, Administration Centre
The Markham Public Library offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities including Event Assistants, Program Assistants, and Program Leaders. These opportunites are ongoing and available at any of our 8 branches. Visit markham.ca for more information.
French Speaker   Markham  Richmond Hill  Vaughan 
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Richmond Hill Welcome Centre
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services Richmond Hill and Welcome Centre Immigrant Services Markham South
- Leads weekly after-school French speaking club to students in grades 6-12, 
- Reports to the Youth Settlement Worker about students' overall progress in class 
- Fluent proficiency in French and English, a must
Become a Youth Peer Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Youth Assisting Youth, Peer Mentoring Programs
Close to volunteer's home
Help children. Change a Life. Become a Mentor.  
 
We need volunteers aged 16 to 29 to go one-on-one with at-risk and/or newcomer children and youth! 
 
Who are we? 
The goal of Youth Assisting Youth is simple: help at-risk and newcomer children and youth find their way, by pairing them with a volunteer youth mentor who can offer support and guidance. 
 
How does it work? 
We pair you with a child (aged 6 to 15) based on common interests, background and where you live. From there, the mentoring begins, with ongoing support from us. 
You will share experiences, skills, and hobbies and inspire a younger youth to stay on the right track. You can volunteer on your schedule and close to home. Applicants must live in Toronto or York Region. Please do not apply if live outside these areas. 
 
What’s in it for you? 
In a tough job market, being a mentor shows community leadership, an attribute that all employers love. You’ll make a real difference that counts in the life of a child. You get to do fun stuff for FREE, like attending professional sporting events such as Raptors or Jays games, our annual 3 day Summer Camp up north, and other cool field trips such as Canada’s Wonderland or Wild Water Kingdom. 
 
" Youth Assisting Youth gave me the chance to instill positive self-worth in a child… and gain a very dear friend.” – Krishana, Mentor

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